Quotation Explorer - 'Self-Pity'

Rebellion against your handicaps gets you nowhere. Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world - making the most of one's best. - Harry Emerson Fosdick
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything good in the world. - Helen Keller
The root of failure is self-pity. It leads to assumption that our needs are not being met now and probably never will be. - Prince Akwarandu
In times of suffering, don't turn inward to self-pity or outward to revenge, but turn to the lover of your soul, Jesus. - Crystal Mary Lindsey
I realized I loved him after everything went wrong so I wallowed in self-pity and prayed I could wake up. - Dominic Riccitello
Never feel self-pity, the most destructive emotion there is. How awful to be caught up in the terrible squirrel cage of self. - Millicent Fenwick
The face of self-pity was universally understood. - Vann Chow
Suffering shapes the life force, sometimes into anger, sometimes into blame and self-pity. Eventually it may show us the wisdom of embracing and loving life. - Rachel Naomi Remen
Sorrow and self-pity consume enormous quantities of energy. If you only can desist from feeling victimized by fate and look for a new solution instead, not only would you conserve old energies but at the same time also feel the surge of the new. New hope is kindled in the process. - G.R. Gopinath
Self-pity is the most destructive of all narcotics. - Sebastian Horsley
Accept fate, and move on. Don't yield to the seductive pull of self-pity. Acting like a victim threatens your future. - Auliq Ice
Even wondered about the difference?Autobiography: The usually self-serving accounts of personal accomplishments by a public figure.Memoir: The usually self-serving accounts of someone whose only accomplishments are often self-pity and vindictiveness. - Raul Ramos y Sanchez
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